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What You Should Know More About Ukraine

  • Travel Advice

    • Be wary of the touts

    • Do not entertain the beggars.

    • Always carry with you a first aid kit.

    • Do not let anyone cheat you.

    • Sit only in a prepaid taxi. If you are unable to find a prepaid taxi, you must always negotiate the fare before hiring the taxi.

    • Do not indulge in any form of physical or verbal fights with anyone.

    • Always carry with you at least one proof of your identity.

    • Drink only bottled mineral water.

    • In case you suffer from any medication, make it a point to carry with you all the necessary medications.

    • Always keep your passport safely.

    • Make sure you have a pre made photo copy of your passport.

    • Do not trust anyone with your valuables or cash.

    • Do not leave your baggage containing cash and valuables in the hotel room.

    • Enquire about the room safe before booking a hotel.

    • Do not click a picture in the religious place without the permission from the authority.

    • Never film without permission.

    • Dress only in accordance with the prevalent cultures and traditions.

    • Learn a few words from the local languages. This shall remove the communication barrier that you may encounter in a foreign country.  

    • Keep away from drugs.

  • Drinking Law

    In Ukraine the legal age for drinking is 16 years.


  • Our Recommendations: What You Can't Afford to Miss?

    Motherland

    The enormous stainless steel statue of a fierce female warrior which stands 68 m high raised over a 40 m platform is one of the famous tourist places to check out in Ukraine. You will be amazed to know that, the statue consists of a 12ton sword placed in the right hand along with a shield in the left. Tourists can easily reach this landmark which is situated right above the Dnipro River. Giant and inevitable, the statue is generally referred as ‘Brezhnev’s Mother, since L. Brezhnev inaugurated the landmark in 1981, which is currently a renowned tourist spot in the whole of Ukraine.


    Livadia Palace


    In your list of ‘places to see in Ukraine’, you must surely add the name Livadia Palace.  This white-stone palace used to serve as the summer house for Russian sovereigns during the nineteenth – twentieth century. Tourists flock to examine this lovely building which is built near Crimea’s southern coast. At present, the palace is just a storehouse with the presence of two exhibitions, one dedicated to the Yalta Conference; while, the other to depict the life of emperors and their successors. You will be amazed to see the storehouse’s gathering that consists of exclusive displays. Moreover, one can also locate the wonderful stop available near the Palace vicinity that was made around 200 years ago. Guided tours are perfect for travellers to learn about the true significance of Livadia Palace.  


    Vorontsov Palace


    Another popular sightseeing destination in Ukraine is Vorontsov Palace. You can call it as one of the most visited attractions in Crimea which experiences a large tourist crowd of over 700,000 throughout the year. During the mid year, visitor population is quite huge, so try and drop at Vorontsov Palace somewhere in the low season so as to explore the surroundings at peace.  You will be stunned to know that, Vorontsov Palace is one of the rarest mechanically advanced tourist spots in Ukraine, with the availability of Wi-Fi and a web Polaroid. Above all, the palace also offers sound instructions in six dialects: Ukrainian, German, Russian, English, Chinese and French.


    Pinchuk Art Centre


    Pinchuk Art Centre was launched in 2006 to mark the establishment of Ukraine’s first contemporary art hub. It is renowned as one of the best tourist places in Ukraine as it follows a mission to modernize art and enhance a fresh era of creativity in the country. A number of exercises are held at this interesting centre ranging from accumulation, examination, displays etc. The art centre’s urban high-tech design has been managed by the French engineer, Philippe Chiambaretta. The engineer wished for this display centre as a prime source of enlightenment in the field of art to bloom in Ukraine. This top tourist destination is admired by visitors who are stupefied and overwhelmed with the whole setup.


    Holy person Sophia’s Cathedral


    St. Sophia’s Cathedral is indeed one of the must visit resorts if you are travelling to the city of Kiev. It is known to be the oldest cathedrals in the city that possesses a mind-blowing architecture popular among locals and tourists. To enter the cathedral, one needs to pay an admission fee at the doorway. The best way to explore the true charm of this cathedral is by accessing a guided tour. Apart from being a religious site, the cathedral has impressive structures, historical fortunes and several displays which are quite amusing.


    Ai-Petri


    Ai-Petri (Greek for ‘Saint Peter’) is a crowning structure among the famous Crimean Mountains. You can locate pleasant tops which are quite fascinating making the whole Crimean landmass appearing serene. This legendary massif is captivating for visitors as one can acquire an astonishing view of the south eastern shore of Crimea. You can call it a perfect sightseeing spot that offers incredible scenes as travelers cover different sections climbing upwards. If you wish to reach the 1200 meter high crests, then the cable way is the best option to reach there in limited time.


    Nikitsky Botanical Garden


    The Nikitsky Botanical Garden can be reached after covering a short distance from Yalta. It is an alluring open air display centre, which is also tagged as one of the interesting resorts of southern Crimea. This is a man-made park which is popular for its scenic art that has been highlighted with the accumulation of attractive plants.  People visit this renowned international botanical garden, also known as the “green fortune”, due to the presence of plant types from all districts around the globe.  Moreover, the recreation centre is famous among visitors because of its rarest of the rarest kind of arboretum. The garden is spread out in an area of 40 hectares, consisting of trees and shrubberies managed from diverse landmasses that are wonderfully placed in the Nikitsky Botanical Garden.


  • What You Will Like There?

    Accommodation

    One of the biggest advantages for tourists travelling to Ukraine is the availability of budget hotels which are loaded with superb facilities. You will not face any tough challenge while searching for a low cost accommodation in any of the major cities across Ukraine. You can even stay at luxury hotels with the availability of popular international hospitality leaders such as Hayat, Hilton, Radisson etc. What more? Private apartments are also available which makes it quite flexible for tourists.  


    Splendid Ukrainian Nature


    For all the nature lovers, Ukraine has some mind-boggling sections which are amazing for sightseeing. The diverse Ukrainian landscape is valued all around world due to the presence of mountains, waterfalls and dense forests which are managed in a pristine setup. Do not forget to visit Carpathians in the Western Ukraine for checking out picturesque mountains covered with thick greenery. The clear mountain rivers and mineral water springs appear popping out from some dream which is not planning to end. If you are in search for amazing sea resorts, then tour to Odessa to explore the modern beaches located on the Black sea shore.


    Blooming Cultural Greatness


    The cultural richness of Ukraine is something you cannot miss while touring the country. There are surely several worth-visiting events and activities spread out in different regions that offer a strong insight about the native culture. There are modern art galleries and exhibitions managed by Ukrainian as well as international artists. Various theatre performances on the stages can also be checked out on a frequent basis. Moreover, this country has numerous festivals which are dedicated to food, music, wine cinema etc. which take place all around the year.


    Delicious Cuisine


    What is the most exciting thing about touring a new country? It is indeed the local cuisine which possesses a unique flavour that is only connected to that particular land. Tourists in Ukraine stay very much delighted with the national dishes such as vareniki and borsch. You can easily access these two delicacies on the menu card of almost all restaurants in the country. One would be amused to know that, Ukraine has recipes and foods belonging to each of its separate districts, making it a flavourful destination. Tourists can access sightseeing as well as gastronomic tours in order to satisfy their travelling desires in the most exquisite manner.

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